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Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Second edition
by Jennifer I. Lim

Age-Related Macular Degeneration compiles the most practical and groundbreaking research on the etiology, assessment, and treatment of Age-Related Macular Degeneration (AMD).

With full-color illustrations throughout, this reference explores research advancements that have resulted in novel therapies that offer sight saving.

Age-Related Macular Degeneration also summarizes studies from current clinical trials to remain the gold standard in the provision of care for patients with this disabling disorder.

Contents

I. Pathophysiology and Epidemiology of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

  1. Histopathology of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  2. Immunology of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  3. Genetics of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  4. Risk Factors for Age-Related Macular Degeneration and Choroidal Neovascularization
  5. Choroidal Neovascularization
II. Clinical Features of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

  1. Non-exudative Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  2. Geographic Atrophy
  3. Exudative Age-Related Macular Degeneration
III. Imaging Techniques for the Clinical Evaluation of Age-Related Macular Degeneration

  1. Indocyanine Green Angiography in Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  2. Optical Coherence Tomography in the Evaluation and Management of Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  3. Quantitative Retinal Imaging
  4. Fundus Autofluorescence in Age-Related Macular Degeneration
IV. Medical Treatment for Age-Related Macular Degeneration

  1. Laser Photocoagulation for Choroidal Neovascularization
  2. Photocoagulation of AMD-Associated CNV Feeder Vessels: An Optimized Approach
  3. Photodynamic Therapy
  4. Radiation Treatment in Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  5. Anti-VEGF Drugs and Clinical Trials
  6. Laser Prophylaxis for Age-Related Macular Degeneration
V. Surgical Treatment for Age-Related Macular Degeneration

  1. Macular Translocation
  2. Age-Related Macular Degeneration: Use of Adjuncts in Surgery and Novel Surgical Approaches
VI. Visual Rehabilitation

  1. Clinical Considerations for Visual Rehabilitation
  2. Retinal Prostheses: A Possible Treatment for End-Stage Age-Related Macular Degeneration
  3. Retinal Pigment Epithelial Cell Transplantation and Macular Reconstruction for Age-Related Macular Degeneration
VII. Clinical Trial Design

  1. Clinical Research Trials

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Age-Related Macular Degeneration
Second edition
by Jennifer I. Lim

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